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Fagus sylvatica L. (Beech)

Sets of Photographs

These relate to individual finds ("biological records") of the organism.

Fagus sylvatica 22 Apr 2015 VC: Dorset England
Plant
Image 1: Crown, with buds just bursting Image 2: Foliage, with buds just bursting Image 3: Foliage, with buds just bursting (2) Image 4: Foliage, with buds just bursting (3) Image 5: Tree with buds just bursting Image 6: Tree with buds just bursting (2) Image 7: Trunk Image 8: Upper trunk, with buds just bursting
Fagus sylvatica 31 Jul 2007 VC: Berks England
Beech mast
Image 1: Foliage with beech mast Image 2: Foliage with beech mast - close-up
Fagus sylvatica 22 Apr 2007 VC: Surrey England
Young sapling
Image 1: Young sapling - top view Image 2: Young sapling - top view (2)
Fagus sylvatica 18 May 2004 VC: South Devon England
Fresh green foliage in Spring
Image 1: Fresh leaves in spring Image 2: Fresh leaves in spring (2) Image 3: Fresh leaves in spring (3) Image 4: Fresh leaves in spring - beside river
Fagus sylvatica 5 May 2003 VC: Berks England
Seedlings
Image 1: Seedling - in situ - close-up Image 2: Seedling - in situ - close-up - pale background Image 3: Seedling - just emerged - close-up Image 4: Seedling - oblique view - close-up Image 5: Seedling - top view - close-up Image 6: Cotyledons - top - enlarged Image 7: Cotyledons - under side - enlarged Image 8: Seedlings - enlarged
Fagus sylvatica 7 Jul 2002 VC: Berks England
Lammas leaves and Beech mast
Image 1: Lammas and older leaves - uppersides Image 2: Lammas and older leaves - undersides Image 3: Lammas leaf - top surface - enlarged Image 4: Lammas leaf - top surface - magnified Image 5: Lammas leaf - under surface - magnified Image 6: Lammas leaves - under surfaces Image 7: Leaf spray - top surfaces Image 8: Leaf spray - under surface Image 9: Leaf spray with lammas leaves Image 10: Leaf spray with ripening mast - upperside Image 11: Leaf spray with ripening mast - underside Image 12: Mast - enlarged Image 13: Mast - ripening - enlarged Image 14: Older leaf - top surface - magnified Image 15: Older leaf - undersuface - magnified
Fagus sylvatica 14 Jul 2001 VC: Berks England
Bark (normal and scarred by Cryptococcus fagi)
Image 1: Bark Image 2: Bark - close-up
Fagus sylvatica 14 Jul 2001 VC: Berks England
Bark, trunk, foliage
Image 1: Bark Image 2: Bole Image 3: Buttress roots Image 4: Buttress roots (2) Image 5: Canopy Image 6: Leaf canopy Image 7: Leaves Image 8: Leaves (2) Image 9: Litter Image 10: Trunk Image 11: Trunk (2) Image 12: Trunk (3) Image 13: View up trunk Image 14: View up trunk (2)
Fagus sylvatica 18 May 1986 VC: East Glos England
Trees with fresh green foliage in Spring
Image 1: Fresh foliage Image 2: Track through Beech woodland with fresh foliage Image 3: Track through Beech woodland with fresh foliage (2)
Fagus sylvatica 5 May 1986 VC: North Wilts England
Bare trees in early Spring
Image 1: Group of trees in Spring, as buds swell Image 2: Tree at top of bank with roots exposed, in Spring as buds swell Image 3: Trees on boundary bank, in Spring Image 4: Trees on boundary bank, in Spring (2) Image 5: Trees on slope, in Spring as buds swell Image 6: Trunk, in Spring as buds swell
Fagus sylvatica 27 Apr 1986 VC: East Glos England
Bare tree in early Spring
Image 1: Trunk in Spring, before buds burst
Fagus sylvatica 27 Apr 1986 VC: East Glos England
Bare tree in early Spring
Image 1: Silhouette in Spring, before buds burst Image 2: Trunk in Spring, before buds burst
Fagus sylvatica 26 Apr 1986 VC: North Wilts England
Track through bare Beech wood in early Spring
Image 1: Track through Beech woodland in Spring, before buds burst Image 2: Track through Beech woodland in Spring, before buds burst (2)
Fagus sylvatica 20 Apr 1986 VC: North Wilts England
Bare trees in early Spring
Image 1: Beech trees in Image 2: Beech trunk Image 3: Beech with ivy growing up it Image 4: Track through Beech woodland in Spring, before buds burst
Fagus sylvatica 20 Apr 1986 VC: North Wilts England
Bare trees in young plantation in early Spring
Image 1: Young plantation - leafless - contra jour
Fagus sylvatica 25 May 1979 VC: West Sussex England
Tree with fresh green foliage in Spring
Image 1: Looking up the trunk Image 2: Tree
Fagus sylvatica 23 Aug 1978 VC: East Perthshire Scotland
Tree beside road in high summer
Image 1: Tree
Fagus sylvatica 24 May 1974 VC: Mid-west Yorks England
Seedling
Image 1: Seedling
Fagus sylvatica 17 May 1970 VC: East Norfolk England
Female flowers
Image 1: Female flowers
Fagus sylvatica 25 Apr 1969 VC: East Sussex England
Leaf buds
Image 1: Buds

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Species)

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Plant pathology

Webster, J., 1953 Common Pyrenomycetes of Beech wood

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 12 general literature references to Fagus sylvatica (Beech)

Fagus sylvatica may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
PLANTAE
(plants)
TRACHEOPHYTA
(vascular plants)
MAGNOLIOPSIDA
(flowering plants)
Broadleaved trees (via Fagales) Trees Trees and shrubs Trees, shrubs, woody and climbing plants (via Broadleaved trees)

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 134 feeding and other relationships of Fagus sylvatica (Beech)

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